# What is a mathematical sentence ? Definition and examples

A mathematical sentence, also called mathematical statement, statement, or proposal, is a sentence that can be identified as either true or false.

For example, " 6 is a prime number " is a mathematical sentence or simply statement.

Of course, " 6 is a prime number " is a false statement!

## More examples of mathematical sentences or statements

6 + 8 = 2 × 7 ( This is a true statement )

9 + 1 = 0 + 11 ( This is a false statement )

If an integer n is odd, then 2n is an even number.( This is a true statement)

A stop sign is not in the shape of an octagon (This is a false statement)

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